Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Sioux Falls, SD

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
413 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

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Moody-
413 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST FRIDAY...
...BLIZZARD WARNING IS CANCELLED...

The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow, which is in effect
until 9 AM CST Friday. The Blizzard Warning has been cancelled.

* TIMING...Snow will continue through tonight. Snow should
  diminish late tonight into Friday morning.

* ACCUMULATIONS...Storm total snow accumulations averaging 2 to 5
  inches are expected.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...Winds will increase from the north around
  20 to 30 mph tonight and Friday, with gusts to near 35 mph at
times. Visibility will be reduced to a half mile or less at
times, especially while snow is falling.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means that
visibilities will be limited due to a combination of falling and
blowing snow. Use caution when traveling...especially in open
areas.

&&

$$

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Lyon IA-Sioux-Plymouth-Woodbury-Murray-Pipestone-Rock-Dixon-
Dakota-Minnehaha-Lincoln SD-Clay SD-Union-
413 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...BLIZZARD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST FRIDAY...

* TIMING...Snow will continue to develop this evening. Snow will
continue heavy at times tonight before gradually tapering off
Friday morning.

* ACCUMULATIONS...Storm total snow accumulations averaging 6 to 11
  inches are likely, with the heaviest amounts expected south of
  Highway 18 in northwest Iowa and extreme southeast South Dakota.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...Winds will increase from the north around
  20 to 30 mph tonight and Friday, with gusts to near 40 mph at
  times. Visibility will be reduced to less than a quarter mile at
times, especially while snow is falling.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are
expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds
and poor visibilities are likely. This will lead to whiteout
conditions...making travel extremely dangerous. Do not travel. If
you must travel...have a winter survival kit with you. If you get
stranded...stay with your vehicle.

&&

$$

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Osceola-Dickinson-O`Brien-Clay IA-Cherokee-Buena Vista-Ida-
Cottonwood-Nobles-Jackson-
413 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...BLIZZARD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO
MIDNIGHT CST FRIDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...Areas of snow early this evening will become widespread
  before midnight. Snow will continue heavy into Friday afternoon
  before gradually ending by Friday evening.

* ACCUMULATIONS...Storm total snow accumulations averaging 8 to
  12 inches are likely, with some higher amounts possible.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...Winds will increase from the north
  around 25 to 35 mph tonight, with gusts to near 45 mph at
  times late tonight into Friday. Visibility is expected to be
  reduced to less than a quarter of a mile at times, especially
  while snow is falling.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are
expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds
and poor visibilities are likely. This will lead to whiteout
conditions...making travel extremely dangerous. Do not travel. If
you must travel...have a winter survival kit with you. If you get
stranded...stay with your vehicle.

&&

$$

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Gregory-Charles Mix-Douglas-
413 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST FRIDAY...

* TIMING...Snow will will into this evening. Snow should diminish
  late tonight and early Friday morning.

* ACCUMULATIONS...Storm total snow accumulations averaging 5 to
  10 inches are likely, with the heaviest amounts expected near
  the Missouri River Valley.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...Winds will increase from the north around
  20 to 30 mph tonight and Friday, with gusts to near 35 mph at
times. Visibility will be reduced to less than a half mile at
times, especially while snow is falling.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow and blowing snow means
severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring.
Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel
dangerous...and visibilities will be limited further due to
strong winds blowing snow around.  Only travel in an emergency.
If you must travel...keep an extra flashlight...food...and water
in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

&&

$$

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Hanson-McCook-Hutchinson-Turner-Bon Homme-Yankton-
413 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST FRIDAY...

* TIMING...Snow, heavy at times tonight, will continue through
  this evening.

* ACCUMULATIONS...Storm total snow accumulations averaging 5 to
  10 inches are likely, with the heaviest amounts expected near
  the Missouri River Valley.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...Winds will increase from the north around
  20 to 30 mph tonight and Friday, with gusts to near 35 mph at
times. Visibility will be reduced to less than a half mile at
times, especially while snow is falling.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow and blowing snow means
severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring.
Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel
dangerous...and visibilities will be limited further due to
strong winds blowing snow around.  Only travel in an emergency.
If you must travel...keep an extra flashlight...food...and water
in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

&&

$$

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Jerauld-Sanborn-Miner-Lake-Brule-Aurora-Davison-
413 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST FRIDAY...

* TIMING...Snow will continue through tonight. Snow should
  diminish by early Friday morning.

* ACCUMULATIONS...Storm total snow accumulations averaging 2 to
  4 inches are expected.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...Winds will increase from the north around
  20 to 30 mph tonight and Friday, with gusts to near 35 mph at
times. Visibility will be reduced to a half mile at times,
especially while snow is falling.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means that
visibilities will be limited due to a combination of falling and
blowing snow. Use caution when traveling...especially in open
areas.

&&

$$

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Lyon MN-
413 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 PM CST FRIDAY...

* TIMING...Snow will spread into the area early this evening,
  then continue through tonight. Snow should diminish through
  the day Friday.

* ACCUMULATIONS...Storm total snow accumulations averaging 1 to
  3 inches are expected.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...Winds will increase from the north
  around 25 to 35 mph tonight and Friday, with gusts of 40 to 45
  mph at times. If the falling snow is heavy enough, visibility
  could be reduced to less than a quarter mile at times,
  especially while snow is falling.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means that
visibilities will be limited due to a combination of falling and
blowing snow. Use caution when traveling...especially in open
areas.

&&

$$

Schumacher



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